COVID-19: Do you qualify for those support measures

During the pandemic, many households have been experiencing a drop in income. Fortunately, some current expenses have been reduced.

Below you will find the main support measures:

PAY ATTENTION TO THE DUE DATES FOR EACH PROGRAM 

Medical supplies for diabetes management

Medtronic

COVID-19 : Financial support options

Insurances

Some companies have been implementing payment facilitation programs and reducing premiums.

La Capitale

https://www.lacapitale.com/en/media-room-2020-04-07-auto-rebate

Bélair Direct

https://www.belairdirect.com/en/covid19.html

Wawanesa

https://www.wawanesa.com/canada/news/message-regarding-COVID-19?language_id=1

Industrielle Alliance

https://ia.ca/covid-19-updates

Desjardins Assurances

https://www.desjardins.com/ca/covid-19/personal-relief-measures/index.jsp

AllState

https://www.allstate.ca/webpages/custcare/faq-customer-communication042020-fr.aspx

Sonnet

https://www.sonnet.ca/faq/how-are-you-responding-to-covid-19

Internet Supplying Companies

Vidéotron

https://corpo.videotron.com/en/pressroom/covid-19-videotron-extends-unlimited-data-internet-plans-june-30-2020

https://videotron.com/residential/p/services/stay-connected/stay-connected/A-psku13500115e

Bell

https://www.bell.ca/Covid-19-update

Banks

RBC

https://www.rbc.com/covid-19/index.html

National Bank

https://www.nbc.ca/covid-19/support-measures.html

TD Canada Trust

https://www.td.com/ca/en/personal-banking/covid-19/

Scotiabank

https://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/personal/scotia-support.html

Laurentian Bank

https://www.banquelaurentienne.ca/en/covid.sn

Desjardins

https://www.desjardins.com/ca/covid-19/personal-relief-measures/index.jsp

https://www.desjardins.com/ca/covid-19/youth/index.jsp

Housing

Quebec’s government has communicated through SHQ (Société d’Habitation du Québec) a new program of loan for tenants who experienced a drop in income due to COVID-19. This loan goes up to $1500 (for two months). The application should be sent before July 15.

The tenant should fill the following form: Temporary Loan Program for Tenants

The loan will be sent directly to the landlord.

Financial Assistance Program for Tenants during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Other measures regarding housing:

https://www.corpiq.com/en/news/1573-covid-19-questions-and-answers-for-landlords.html?PAGE=1

Entertainment

Libraries:

It is possible to borrow digital books online. Also the fees for returning the books later than the due date have been removed until June 30.

https://montreal.ca/en/articles/covid-19-become-virtual-library-member